We have the top three picks for this Monday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.
Reggae Revival no Largo da Prainha (Saúde – Centro) – Casa Porto presents the event Reggae Revival no Largo da Prainha tonight at 10PM, and will celebrate and unite the Jamaican grooves that have enchanted the world. reggae, ska, raggamuffin, dancehall and dubs will be played throughout the night.
In this first edition at Casa Porto they will bring the band Lord Maracanã with guests Da Ghama and DJ Gomes. Admission is free.
The Glow Party (Copacabana) – It is time to get the party mood started all over again as “The Glow Party” returns to New Mariuzinn Copacabana tonight.
DJ Guga Fernandes will be spinning a setlist with selected house, hip hop, reggaeton, cumbia and funk music, while DJ DLuccio will run the pick ups with world music, pop, trap and deep house.
Jazz no Ganjah com Quartetinho (Lapa) – What a way to start the week with the instrumental group Quartetinho live at Ganjah Lapa at 8PM, influenced also by MPB and Samba, they will transcend the audience. The band includes clarinet, saxophone, bass, drums and guitar, including well known names such as Céu, Chico Buarque, Gonzaga, Ary Barroso, Cartola and more.
The new Ganjah Lapa is located at Rua do Rezende, 82, Lapa RJ and gains a large interior, which includes the greenest terrace in the city, four floors, an expanded stage, three bars and a state-of-the-art sound system. It also has a food court for you to enjoy the delights of the Ganjah Foods menu. Entrance is R$10,00.
LOUNGES, BARS & PUBS:
Winehouse is a wine bar run by a British expat that has brought an eclectic range of wines to Rio including a mix of fabulous national wines and international favorites. There is also a great selection of nibbles and cheese boards. For those who aren’t too keen on wine, there is plenty of beer and cocktail options too. Happy hour begins at 6PM and finishes at 8PM.
Winehouse – 6PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
Blue Agave Copa (Copacabana)
As well as great drinks and authentic Mexican food, the Blue Agave bar in Copacabana is one of the best places to watch live sports. Make sure to check out the original Blue Agave located in Ipanema also.
Blue Agave – 6PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana– Tel: (21) 3592-9271
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Monday to Friday, Happy Hour is from 6PM to 8PM and Mondays are half-price steak nights starting at 8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs) – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
Located in a charming house at Maria Quitéria Street, its sophisticated drinks and dishes are undoubtedly worth a try. You will also enjoy Nosso if you are a rum lover: their rum drinks, with labels from Cuba and Jamaica, are the house specialties.
Nosso – 7PM
Rua Maria Quitéria, 91 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 99619-0099
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